Katherine T. McClain
Department of Economics

Senior Lecturer

Office
B437 Amos Hall
620 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA, 30602
Phone Numbers
Work706-542-3697
Email Address
Documents
Vita

Education

 

PhD, Economics, Univ. of Calif. at San Diego, 1987

MA, Economics, Univ. of Calif. at San Diego, 1984

BS, Mineral Economics, Penn State, 1981

Prior Professional Positions

Univ. of Georgia, Banking and Finance, Lecturer, 2003 to 2010

Penn State, Learning Edge Academic Program, Director, 1998 to 2000

Penn State, Mineral Economics, Assistant Professor, 1990 to 1998

Wellesley College, Economics, Assistant Professor, 1987 to 1990

Awards

Swift Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Department of Economics, 2018

University of Georgia Career Center Recognition 2017, 2018

Outstanding Professor Award, Student Government Association, 2016

Swift Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Department of Economics, 2014

Online Learning Fellow, 2013 - 2014

Swift Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Department of Economics, 2012


Provost's Award for Collaborative Instruction and Curricular Innovation, Penn State, 1993

Service

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Study Abroad and Foreign Exchange Committee, 2017 - present

College Board AP Economics Colloquium, 2014

Pearson Education Digital Advisory Board, 2013 - present

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, International Business Coordination Committee, 2012 - present

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Department of Economics, Graduate Assistant Teaching Coordinator, 2010 – present

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, International Business Society Adviser, 2010 – present

Areas of Expertise

International Economics

Time Series Econometrics

Econometric & Statistical Analysis

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kiel, Katherine and Katherine T. McClain. 1995House Prices During Siting Decision Stages: The Case of an Incinerator from Rumor Through OperationThe Journal Of Environmental Economics And Management, (28(2)):pp. 241-255

McClain, Katherine T. and Jeffrey Wooldridge. 1995A Simple Test for the Consistency of Ordinary Least Squares in Rational Distributed Lag ModelsEconomic Letters, (48):pp. 235-240

Kiel, Katherine and Katherine T. McClain. 1995The Effect of an Incinerator Siting on Housing Appreciation RatesThe Journal Of Urban Economics, (37):pp. 311-323

McClain, Katherine T., H. Brett Humphreys, and Atahualpa Boscan. 1996Measuring Risk in the Mining Sector with ARCH ModelsThe Journal Of Empirical Finance, (3(4)):pp. 369-391

Kiel, Katherine and Katherine T. McClain. 1996House Price Recovery and Stigma After a Failed SitingApplied Economics, (28):pp. 1351-1358

Humphreys, H. Brett and Katherine T. McClain. 1998Reducing the Impacts of Energy Price Volatility Through Dynamic Portfolio SelectionThe Energy Journal, (19(2)).

Book Chapters

McClain, Katherine T. (1995) “Recycling Programs,” in Bromley, Daniel, editor, Handbook of Environmental Economics, Blackwell, pp. 222-239.

McClain, Katherine T. (1993) “Economics Considerations of Resource Scarcity,” in Majumdar, S., et al., editors, Conservation and Resource Management, The Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences, pp. 253-264.